They're coming: The 2019 Ford SUV and crossover models our Ames customers have been asking about. From redesigned models to exciting updates to already legendary vehicles, the 2019 Ford SUV lineup is an exciting one. We'll be looking at some of the major updates below. While some of these models have already arrived at Ames Ford, located at 123 Airport Rd, Ames, IA, others are right around the corner. Are you as excited as we are? Then let's take a look below.

2019 Ford Escape

The Ford Escape has long been one of the top picks in the crossover segment. With precise, carlike handling, great engine options, and a refined interior, it's hard to deny the Escape's appeal. Add to that one of the largest cargo areas and sportier suspension than most competitors, and you have a winning formula. So what could Ford do to improve the Escape for 2019? Well, how about making their award-winning Sync 3 tech interface standard on the SE trim and above. Previously an added option, Sync 3 adds value and convenience to the 2019 Ford Escape with seamless integration and easy to use features.

They've also made keyless entry and ignition standard on SE and above trim levels, making it easier than ever to get in and get going. It should be noted that the SE trim is essentially the base Ford Escape for most buyers. The base S trim is a custom order, and target to business fleet customers. That means that nearly all buyers of the 2019 Ford escape will get some great new features, making one of the best SUVs on the market even better.

2019 Ford Edge

The Ford Edge has received a major redesign for 2019, adding impressive features and performance. The Ford Edge is a more upscale, supremely comfortable SUV, and 2019's redesign takes that identity even further. Offering a comfortable but performance-driven ride, the 2019 Edge is likely to both wow and relax with its combination of comfort and performance. In addition to its excellent driving dynamics, the 2019 Ford Edge also receives Ford's advanced safety suite as standard on all models. This brings  blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane keeping assist, and forward collision warning with automatic braking to all Edge trim levels. This is an impressive collection of safety features, and adds to the 2019 Ford Edge's value.

There is also the brand-new ST trim level. Powered by a V6 turbo at 335 horsepower, this is a true performance machine, as noted by its status as the first Ford Performance crossover. Normally reserved for its sports cars like the Mustang, the Ford Performance designation means that the 2019 Edge is capable of some serious driving. The ST comes with sport-tuned suspension, the turbo V6, and other features that make it a lot of fun to drive. Ames Ford is Central Iowa's premier Ford Performance dealer, and we sure are excited about this new Performance model from Ford.

That's not to say it's all about adrenaline and direct injection. The 2019 Ford Edge is a really comfortable place for you and your family to spend time, with ample seating and legroom and an easy driving demeanor. The Edge has long been prized for its flexibility and premium feel, and the 2019 model takes that identity a step further.

2019 Ford Expedition

The 2019 Ford Expedition carries on the tradition of offering a true SUV experience, including powerful towing capacity, expansive passenger and cargo room, and a luxury feel. Consistently a popular pick as a do-anything family vehicle, the Ford Expedition was just redesigned last year and brings some great new features for 2019. The top-of-the-line Platinum trim rivals true luxury SUVs, and ups the engine's power to 400 horsepower. This alone is impressive, and allows for a towing capacity that rivals full-size pickups. The fact that it transports up to eight passengers in comfort is maybe the Expedition's biggest selling point, and the recent redesign gives it a more luxurious feel than ever.

All 2019 Expedition models come with Ford's Sync 3 interface, as well as other desirable features. There are several options packages, ranging from a premium B&O Play sound system, to larger wheels, and even a longer wheelbase for more cargo room. The off-road trim will add all-terrain tires and other off-roading equipment, making the 2019 Ford Expedition a powerful companion whether towing the family boat to the lake or hitting the trail to get to the campsite. And if you're worried about winter weather, don't be. The Expedition can be had in RWD and AWD variants, and will conquer the elements with ease. There's a reason that the 2018 model is considered the best three-row SUV on the market, and the new 2019 Ford Expedition is taking that reputation a step further.

Ford SUVs At Ames Ford

Here at Ames Ford, we really love the vehicles we sell. Ford is making some of the best SUVs and performance vehicles on the market today, and their 2019 SUV lineup is a real winner. But most of all, we love our customers. Nothing's better than finding the perfect vehicle for our friends who walk into the dealership, and our motivation is creating happy customers, not just selling cars. Whether you want to know about financing, get a trade-in value, or just ask some questions about our vehicles, we welcome you to stop by the dealership at 123 Airport Rd, Ames, IA, or give us a call at (515) 233-1913. Some of these new 2019 Ford SUVs have already hit our lot, and some are right around the corner, so come in today and try them out for yourself.